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conflict
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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Definition
a struggle or disagreement
in various senses, including:
  • a serious disagreement — as in "political conflict"
  • the tension from two opposing ideas or feelings — as in "I'm conflicted about where I should go to college."
  • a violent fight or war — as in "the Israeli-Palestinian conflict"
  • an idiom that refers to tension between responsibilities to different entities — "conflict of interest"
  • She turned away, feeling their heat, as David began to talk: waves and dunes, sand and flesh, two conflicting images at once.
    p. 175.9

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